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Accounts Payable Officer

Finance
Belgium

Our organisation

Ageas is a listed international insurance Group with a heritage spanning 190 years. It offers Retail and Business customers Life and Non-Life insurance products designed to suit their specific needs, today and tomorrow. As one of Europe's larger insurance companies, Ageas concentrates its activities in Europe and Asia, which together make up the major part of the global insurance market. It operates successful insurance businesses in Belgium, the UK, France, Portugal, Turkey, China, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, and the Philippines through a combination of wholly owned subsidiaries and long term partnerships with strong financial institutions and key distributors.

Your function

For the Accounting Department, based in Brussels, we are in search of an Accounts Payable Officer. The main responsibilities of this function are:

Invoice processing

  • You process all incoming invoices in the accounting system and ensure the appropriate approval process was followed;

  • You process all bank statements in the accounting system and ensure proper reconciliation with the outstanding supplier balances;

  • You prepare and initiate all payments for all incoming invoices;

  • You follow-up the approval flows to ensure timely payments of the invoices;

  • You report on the status of the invoices (approval status, payment status,…);

  • You follow-up all questions and requests relating to the invoice process coming from suppliers and purchasers;

Expense note processing

  • You ensure the expense notes are correctly processed in the expense note tool (Rydoo);

  • You keep the expense note tool up-to-date;

  • You process the expense note costs in the accounting system;

  • You prepare and initiate all payments for all expense notes;

Cost reporting, MYB

  • You prepare a monthly (limited) and quarterly (extensive) cost report to the relevant budget owners;

  • You assist in the annual multi-year budget exercise and quarterly forecast exercise. This involves the preparation of a cost reporting and discussions with the budget owners;

Other

  • You continue to improve the payment process;

  • You give advice about procedures, processes and internal control measures;

  • You play a proactive role in changing and maintaining the used financial programs.

Your profile

  • You have a bachelor in Accountancy combined with a first relevant experience in Accounting;

  • You are hands-on, detail-oriented and able to work on an independent basis;

  • You have a positive mindset and a strong eagerness to learn;

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills;

  • You are fluent in English.

  • You can express yourself in Dutch or in French and you understand both languages.

We offer

Ageas values your talent and knows how to reward it. We offer you an attractive salary and fringe benefits. You will work in a stimulating international environment, with numerous opportunities for personal development. You will work independently within a dynamic team.